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2008-09-11 09:00:20

CHESTER, Va. (AP) -- A construction worker was killed Wednesday when a partially built retail and residential building collapsed in a Richmond suburb, officials said. Emergency crews found the body of Scott Giordano, 38, of Disputanta, Va., about six hours after the collapse and continued to search for anyone else who might have been trapped, said Chesterfield County Fire Battalion Chief Robby Dawson. One other male worker with minor injuries was taken to a hospital. (c) 2008 Deseret...


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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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